Taking technology for blood-clotting disorders to the next level
Deep curiosity combined with a passion for improving the lives of patients on blood thinners and with blood clotting disorders...
A blood test can identify complications after heart surgery
A large international study out of the Population Health Research Institute (PHRI), a joint institute of Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS)...
Remote monitoring of heart patients prevents an emergency
Last year, 85-year-old Brantford resident Richard Hayhurst had a hard time keeping up with yard work at his home. He...
Two years after a life-threatening heart attack
Two years ago Chris had a life-threatening heart attack that resulted in a two and a half week hospital stay he doesn’t remember. To this day, he's still known by doctors and staff at Hamilton General Hospital as “the guy that beat the odds”.
New technology detects abnormal heart rhythms
We're utilizing a remote heart monitor before and after patients have a TAVI, a minimally invasive heart procedure, to determine if a pacemaker is required. This remote heart monitor is sent home with the patients and alerts doctors of arrhythmia or other heart abnormalities.
Young patient volunteers in stroke rehab clinic
At just 22 years old, Andrew had open heart surgery followed by a stroke. Now, he is giving back in the same stroke rehab unit where he received treatment..
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